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Definition of shove noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shove

 noun
noun
NAmE//ʃʌv//
 
[usually singular]
 
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  • a strong push You have to give the door a shove or it won't close.
  • Idioms
    when push comes to shove (informal)
     
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    when there is no other choice; when everything else has failed
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: shove